all\ to\ the\ good

all\ to\ the\ good
• (all) to the good
adv. phr.
On the side of profit or advantage; in one's favor; to one's benefit; ahead.

After I sold my stamp collection, I was ten dollars to the good.

The teacher did not see him come in late, which was all to the good.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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